Mail arriving from or being sent to 54 countries will be delayed over the Christmas period due to the inability to find air carriers during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Cyprus Post announced on Monday.
The affected countries are: Egypt, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Brazil, France, Germany, Georgia, Denmark, Switzerland, Greece, Estonia, USA, United Arab Emirates, Thailand, Japan, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Iraq, Ireland , Israel, Italy, Canada, Kenya, China, Korea, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Morocco, Great Britain, Bahrain, Norway, South Africa, Netherlands, Oman, Ukraine, Pakistan, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sweden, Taiwan, Sri Lanka, Czechia, Philippines, Tanzania, Finland and Hong Kong.
“We remind our customers that the delivery of mail is not being carried out under normal conditions. Therefore, the transport, handling and delivery of items to these countries is delayed,” the announcement said.
The Cyprus Post also added that efforts are being made to serve other destinations, which will be announced when normal service resumes.
However, the Quickpost international courier service for urgent shipments of items, is still active for almost all countries of the world.